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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is a classic career politician. i don't say that in a negative way. >> journalist john nichols has tracked scott walker's car since the 1990's when scott walker was a state legislator and then alec member. >> he did not present him as alec alumni or big business people, he ran a very dominant campaign. >> this is my lunch. a brown bag every day. >> despite the folksy image, nichols says walker have become a master political fund raiser. >> he began to forge incredibly close ties with a lot of corporate interests he had first been introduced to in alec. groups like the koch brothers brad >> david and charles cook, behind the vast industrial empire are also political activists with an agenda. their companies and foundations have been alec members and funders three years. >> there were among the two or three largest contributors to scott walker's campaign for governor of wisconsin but the koch brothers get that if you really want to influence politics in this country, you don't just give money to presidential campaigns. you don't is the money to congressional campaign committees. the smart pl
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-sex marriage, to corporate accountability for international human rights violations, and phone rights. john roberts cast the final vote for the health care act, raising questions about whether the conservative justice will continue to ally himself with more liberal elements of the bench. oral arguments today will be the first public session since the justices delivered the healthcare ruling in june. to talk about the significance of the case before the court, we are joined by the presidents f for alliance for justice. talk about the last decision, the last time the justices were together, what does it mean, it significant? particularly, justice roberts' vote? >> good morning. it is a tree to be here. i am one of your most loyal fans. last year, we had a blockbuster case with the court deciding the constitutionality of president obama's health care law. to many, the decision was a surprise. the chief justice had a majority to basically find the act constitutional under the government cost taxing powers. many were surprised, many expected the court to rule health care unconstitutional. so i t
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
are at greater risk for sudden infant death syndrome. calvin john hobel: sometimes it's hard to look at just the effect of smoking by itself, because smoking women have other habits that compound the effect of smoking. for example, nutrition. women who smoke tend to have poor nutrition. they may also be the person who's not taking their vitamins so they have a folic acid deficiency. so when you combine poor nutrition and not taking adequate vitamins, then in combination, that can lead to more serious problems. women often become more health conscious when they become pregnant. and that often translates into a more healthy diet. women aren't "eating for two," as the old saying goes. they only need a few more calories. but they do need to eat well. undernourished pregnant women have a higher risk of miscarrying, having premature or underweight infants and delivering babies with birth defects. i gained weight pretty rapidly, which i was surprised, because i was exercising very regularly and eating-- i eat very well balanced. so it just-- my body was getting ready on its own and my doctor said n
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
, one with black hair. one that's very fair because what do we have to do when we take john outside? he has to get lots of sunscreen. and one that's a deep, dark, rich, chocolate color. but they're both boys, so they're the same, but they're different. hendrick: it is very important that we communicate openly and directly with our children about issues of race, ethnicity, and gender. woman: does anybody know what is the same about us? child: no. our skin. woman: we all have skin. hendrick: and we can start by simply not shying away from answering some very basic questions or comments our children may have-- comments that are not intended to hurt. woman: our ears are different. for example, i once heard a child ask in surprise, "you mean, you're black all over?" or we might hear, "how come he walks so funny?" or, "no girls here. this is a guy thing." questions like these should never be hushed up. instead, they should be regarded as not-to-be-missed opportunities to provide matter-of-fact answers, just as we would answer questions about why the dogs are barking or how come the whistle bl
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